Expanding your market: Enforcement

The USPTO’s Mexico IP series: Expanding your market series offers entrepreneurs and businesses an overview on how to protect their intellectual property, also known as IP, in Mexico.

If you are a small business owner or entrepreneur and want to learn how to protect your intellectual property (IP) in Mexico, join experts from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and attorneys from the Mexican Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AMPPI) for this interactive session. You will learn the best approach for enforcing your IP in this market, whether you are new to or currently selling in the Mexican market.

This session will cover the following topics:

  • Understanding the options for enforcing your IP
  • What is administrative enforcement?
  • How to start the enforcement process
  • The strengths and weaknesses of civil proceedings
  • How you can monitor the marketplace for unauthorized use of your IP

The session will feature the following speakers:

  • Hope Shimabuku, Regional Director, USPTO Texas Regional Office
  • Cynthia Henderson, IP Counselor for Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean, USPTO
  • Jaime Rodríguez, Attorney, AMPPI
  • Kiyoshi Tsuru, Attorney, AMPPI
  • Pamela Gisholt, Attorney, AMPPI

Register today

The Mexico IP series is free and open to the public. Attendees may register for any parts of this five-part series using the registration link above.

This event is organized in collaboration with our regional offices and the IP Counselor’s Office in Mexico City. If you have questions or want more information about this event, contact the Texas Regional Office at TexasRegionalOffice@uspto.gov or call 469-295-9000.

Accessibility accommodation


If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation, please submit your request to the contact information listed above.

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This event is part of a series: Mexico IP